Bollywood took to the internet to show appreciation for their country and wish everyone a happy Independence Day.
The godfather of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan tweeted in Hindi:
"We are independent and many good wishes for Independence Day. A poem of worshipped Babuji on this occasion" He then posted a poem by his father Harivansh Rai Bachchan about independence:
Akshay Kumar implored his countrymen not to take the sacrifices of the past for granted:
Bollywood stalwart Anil Kapoor tweeted wishing his country a bright future:
Superstar Salman Khan, who is currently in Malta shooting for his upcoming film Bharat, wished a happy Independence Day, but also curiously encouraged everyone to remain "emotionally independent":
Madhuri Dixit also implored people not to forget the sacrifices made:
Ranveer Singh celebrated India's future:
Anushka Sharma had a simple message of well-wishing from her new movie Made in India and also posted a YouTube video of an Indian flag being embroidered:
Shraddha Kapoor saluted the gift of freedom:
Happy 72nd Independence Day everybody!